The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Leader role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Lead
Rank 83 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Leader 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.15% 0.79% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.81% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -40.90%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
Test Leader
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
643 864 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.55% 96.97% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 500 704 592
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Test Leader
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Leader across the Dorset region.

Test Leader Salary Trend in Dorset

Test Leader
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Leader within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £55,000 -
Test Leader
South West

Test Leader
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching

Test Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region that cited Test Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft